Software Engineering Intern - Marketing Technologies

New York Times

Job Description

Want to be a part of the digital revolution of a 150-year-old institution with a “mission worth fighting for?”Join The New York Times as a Summer Technology Intern on the Marketing Technologies team!

About Us

The New York Times is respected for its ambitious, high-quality journalism, which has earned it an unmatched number of Pulitzer Prizes, and for its reach and influence. Now, in the digital age, we need to transform the nation’s “newspaper of record” into a media-tech powerhouse. We have a strong Technology department of nearly 500 people. Our devs are well-regarded in the community; they speak at conferences and write blogs about their work. More at:

The Marketing Technologies team is involved with developing, deploying and integrating tools that enhance our ability to acquire new subscribers.  This is a crucial part of the company’s operations since the Times is a “subscriber first” organization.  We realize that in the digital age high quality journalism truth commands a premium, and people are willing to pay to get their news.  We have one of the largest subscriber base in the digital news industry, and that number continues to grow - thanks to our committed marketing efforts.

In this team you will be exposed to various tools - Databases, SaaS products, products developed in house because nothing like it exists in the market or can’t scale to meet our needs.  Implement strategies for handling large amounts of data to accomplish our marketing goals.

About You

You’re a good communicator with strong problem-solving skills and a focus on learning and improving yourself and others. You’re curious and open-minded, able to question but commit. You want to work on systems and projects that are critical to the business. You are:

  • Pursuing a Computer Science degree or in a related field

  • Comfortable with Java, JavaScript and/or Python

  • Familiar with UNIX and shell scripting

  • Knowledgeable with SQL, Postgres is a plus

  • Passionate about making a positive difference in the world

How We Work

Dev culture:

  • Work in a fully Agile/Scrum environment

  • Get exposed to real world data processing, database design and data architecture problems

  • Apply your technical skills to make a top line (revenue) impact to a billion dollar organization

  • Learn how technology is applied to Marketing in the digital age

  • Fast moving environment

  • Work with smart people and learn from them

  • Positive, collaborative work environment - we believe happy developers are good developers

  • Casual dress code and a relaxed, friendly culture


You’ll love interning at The New York Times! It’s a unique opportunity to work at a historic and innovative global media organization dedicated to enhancing society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information. Our amazing journalists create enough original content on a daily basis to roughly equal a Harry Potter novel! But besides all that, it’s fun! NYT interns benefit from great pay, great perks and amazing networking. Your work will have direct impact and you might even meet a celebrity or two!

The New York Times Company is committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the audience, readers and advertisers we serve. The Times believes that the recruitment, retention and promotion of diverse talent throughout the company enhances our journalism and business and is imperative to the success of our global brand.

If you are an active employee at The New York Times or any affiliates (excluding INYT), please do not apply here. Go to the Career Worklet on your Workday home page and View "Find Internal Jobs". Thank you!

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.

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